In renewed criticism, lawmakers and local officials decry transit and housing plans.Read More »
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Representatives from five counties say the Met Council’s draft Transportation Policy Plan doesn’t include input from suburban stakeholders, lacks vision for the regional highway system, and unfairly diverts scarce resources into the urban core.Read More »
The public school picture is quickly beginning to reflect both continued immigration and the fact that non-white births began to exceed white births in 2011.Read More »
Some lawmakers are questioning the state’s involvement in expanding the rail line, which is projected to cost about $1.6 billion to construct and will require another $40 million per year to operate.Read More »
Two groups are accusing the Met Council of writing off a proposal to pump water into White Bear Lake before experts have fully studied whether it could restore lake levels.
Tagged with: DNR Friends of the Mississippi River hite Bear Lake Restoration Association Metropolitan Council Minnesota Department of Natural Resources Mississippi River Prairie du Chien-Jordan aquifer St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce White Bear LakeRead More »
No action expected until 2015 legislative session.
Tagged with: Counties Transit Improvement Board Federal Transit Administration Hennepin County Regional Railroad Authority light rail LRT Mark Dayton Metropolitan Council Minnesota Chamber of Commerce Southwest LRT Tim Pawlenty TwinWest Chamber of CommerceRead More »